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Aram Hosie On Riding A Beast

Aram Hosie On Riding A Beast

Tell us a bit about yourself. I’m a queer transguy, West Australian born and bred… I live with my partner, my dog and an ever-changing array of houseguests. I spend just under half the year in Sydney, which I really enjoy too. I go there for work – I’m the Director of Research & Public […]

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Gay Bashing in Perth

Gay Bashing in Perth

The Australian Human Rights Commission (AHRC) reports alarming statistics when it comes to LGBTQI individuals suffering hate crimes. A recent study showed that over 80% of LGBTQI participants had experienced public insult, 70% verbal abuse, 20% explicit threats and 13% physical assault. More accurate figures may be higher still, given that violence is often under […]

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Inside The Boxx – Pandora Boxx

Inside The Boxx – Pandora Boxx

RuPaul’s All Star Drag Race is just over two weeks away from airing, and while I count down the days (and hours), I thought I’d catch up with the ever gracious, hilarious and camp Pandora Boxx. Best known as a contestant on Season 2 of the smash hit RuPaul’s Drag Race, Pandora has been entertaining […]

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Madam Butterfly: The Ultimate Diva

Madam Butterfly: The Ultimate Diva

The West Australian Opera has named 2012 The Year of the Diva. And that it has been, with Electra, Pearlfishers,and Lucia Di Lammermoor gracing the stage this year. Puccini’s masterpiece, Madam Butterfly opens at His Majesty’s Theatre this month, completing the diva inspired line-up. The ‘diva’ in Butterfly is American Soprano Kelly Kaduce who stars […]

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Ladies, Gentlemen and the Rest of Us

Ladies, Gentlemen and the Rest of Us

How great would it be to wander down to the foreshore one day and have the circus banner read “Ladies and Gentlemen, Boys and Girls and the rest of us… Welcome!” A stretch of the imagination here in Perth, but a reality for the people of New York City. It’s the banner for Circus Amok, […]

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Domestic Archeology Launch

Kelly Pilgrim-Byrne launched Domestic Archeology, a collection of her poetry at Crow Books on Wednesday night.

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Suzanne Covich Book Launch

Suzanne Covich grew up in a small rural community in Tasmania. She had an ever-increasing number of brothers and sisters and they seemed to live in an idyllic valley where children looked after each other as they roamed free. But very early on in the extraordinary memoir of her childhood, a feeling of foreboding casts […]

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